Through 2021, aftermarket sales of electronic components in the US are forecast to rise 4.8% per annum to US$11.8 billion. While this growth is slower than in Canada and Mexico, the US will nonetheless account for 81% of all new demand in the North American region due to the large size of its light vehicle park.

Demand for garden hoses in the US is forecast to rise 3% per year to $435 million in 2021. Growth will be driven by an improved economy and the development of the higher quality products that are most desired by consumers.

Stretch film demand in the US is projected to advance 3.8% per year to $2.7 billion in 2021. Growth can be attributed to improvements in stretch wrapping machinery and equipment, enhanced resin properties, and the increasing market share of more cost-effective products.

Global chocolate and confectionery machinery demand is projected to advance 7.1% per year to nearly $4 billion in 2021. Once considered luxury products in some developing nations, chocolate and other sweets have become more easily attainable as living standards increase in these countries, thus driving growth for this machinery.

Kitchen cabinet demand is forecast to grow 5.9% per year to $17.1 billion in 2021. Tall kitchen cabinets will be the fastest growing as design trends and consumer preferences increasingly favor these products.

Sales of security alarm systems are projected to increase 5.1% per year through 2021, reaching $4.9 billion, about the same as electronic security product demand overall. Faster gains will be limited by inconsistent replacement rates in many markets, as well as building owners using fewer life safety alarms than is recommended, either as a way to cut costs or due to general lack of awareness.

Demand for metal windows and doors is forecast to increase 4.2% per year to $13.5 billion in 2021. Unlike the wood and plastic segments, the commercial market is the dominant sales outlet for metal windows and doors, accounting for over 56% of demand in 2016.

Kitchen cabinet demand is forecast to grow 5.9% per year to $17.1 billion in 2021. Tall kitchen cabinets will be the fastest growing as design trends and consumer preferences increasingly favor these products.

Demand for metal windows and doors is forecast to increase 4.2% per year to $13.5 billion in 2021. Unlike the wood and plastic segments, the commercial market is the dominant sales outlet for metal windows and doors, accounting for over 56% of demand in 2016.

Global demand for ultraviolet disinfection equipment is forecast to rise 7.9% annually to $1.5 billion in 2021. Gains will be driven by the increased use of UV techniques to replace or -- in most cases -- augment traditional chemical treatment in both municipal and industrial water treatment applications.